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əˈblɪv i əsobliv·i·ous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oblivious(p), unmindful(p)adjective

    (followed by `to' or `of') lacking conscious awareness of

    "oblivious of the mounting pressures for political reform"; "oblivious to the risks she ran"; "not unmindful of the heavy responsibility"

  2. forgetful, obliviousadjective

    failing to keep in mind

    "forgetful of her responsibilities"; "oblivious old age"

Wiktionary

  1. obliviousadjective

    Lacking awareness; unmindful.

  2. obliviousadjective

    Failing to remember; forgetful.

  3. Etymology: From obliviosus

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Obliviousadjective

    Causing forgetfulness.

    Etymology: obliviosus, Latin.

    Raze out the written troubles of the brain,
    And with some sweet oblivious antidote
    Cleanse the stuff’d bosom. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.

    The British souls
    Exult to see the crouding ghosts descend
    Unnumber’d; well aveng’d, they quit the cares
    Of mortal life, and drink th’ oblivious lake. Philips.

    Oh born to see what none can see awake!
    Behold the wonders of th’ oblivious lake. Alexander Pope, Dunc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obliviousadjective

    promoting oblivion; causing forgetfulness

  2. Obliviousadjective

    evincing oblivion; forgetful

  3. Etymology: [L. obliviosus: cf. F. oblivieux.]

Freebase

  1. Oblivious

    Oblivious is a comedy game show that aired within the United States of America on TNN/Spike TV at various points between 2002 and 2004. It was also aired on Challenge in the UK, Ireland and The Comedy Channel in Australia and still airs on Real TV in South Korea and on TV2 Zebra in Norway. It no longer airs on Spike TV. Comedian Regan Burns served as host. A DVD was later released featuring the best clips of both seasons.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oblivious in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oblivious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of oblivious in a Sentence

  1. The State Department official:

    It is hard to know exactly what will come out of this first conversation, i am not oblivious to the weight of history.

  2. Jeff Sessions:

    Too many politicians and pundits here in America have been woefully oblivious to, or in some cases complicit in, what is going on around us, the failed European Union experiment, and Great Britain’s rejection of it, must serve as a wake-up call for all of us in America.

  3. Keith Byers:

    Anyone who resorts to installing illegal tracking devices on the vehicles of their adversaries is either highly motivated, desperate, unstable, or completely oblivious to the consequences.

  4. Samantha Bee:

    Ivanka Trump, who works at the White House, chose to post the second most oblivious tweet we've seen this week, you know, Ivanka Trump, that's a beautiful photo of you and your child, but let me just say, one mother to another, do something about your dad's immigration practices, you feckless c *** !

  5. Samantha Bee:

    Ivanka Trump, who works at the White House, chose to post the second most oblivious tweet we’ve seen this week.

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    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
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